ERIC Number: ED184644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Higher Education and the Older Volunteer: A Place for Everyone.
Naylor, Harriet H.; And Others
The initiation, implementation, and successes of 13 older adult volunteer programs are traced in these descriptive essays focusing on: (1) the Educational Growth Opportunities project at San Diego State University (CA); (2) the Retired Volunteer Service Corps at the University of Maryland; (3) the Displaced Homemakers Program at Valencia Community College (FL); (4) Grandparents Unlimited at Oakton Community College (IL); (5) the Talent Bank at Edison Community College (FL); (6) the Service Corps of Retired Executives, Chapter 36 at Brookdale Community College (NJ); (7) the Retired Senior Volunteer Program at Belleville Area College (IL); (8) Closing the Generation Gap at the University of the District of Columbia; (9) the University Year for ACTION Program at Santa Fe Community College (FL); (10) the Andrus Volunteer Program at the University of Southern California; (11) Programs for Older Adults at Los Angeles Valley College (CA); (12) Project ASSERT at University College and Sinclair Community College (OH); and (13) the Barn Players Theatre Senior Acting Troupe at Johnson County Community College (KS). Older adults perform a variety of functions in these programs including college advisors, tutors, administrative consultants, instructors, foster grandparents, placement counselors, technical consultants in vocational programs, program planners, educational aides, and peer advisors. (AYC)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Services, Consultants, Consultation Programs, Counselors, Displaced Homemakers, Job Placement, Older Adults, Outreach Programs, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Part Time Faculty, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, Retirement, Social Agencies, Teacher Aides, Theater Arts, Tutors, Universities, Volunteers
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036 ($6.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
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